Lessons New Comedians Learn From “Bringer Shows”

By Jerry Corley | Founder of The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Let’s face it, one of the new realities in the comedy landscape in L.A. (and probably New York and San Francisco), is what is known as the “Bringer Show.” So we’re all on the same page, here’s the idea behind the bringer show: A . . . → Read More: Lessons New Comedians Learn From “Bringer Shows”

It’s National Humor Month!

have you seen the way Kirstie is moving her butt on Dancing With The Stars? Last Monday night’s episode she shook it so hard it wound up in the first 10 minutes of “House.” . . . → Read More: It’s National Humor Month!

Writing Jokes 1-2-3

Writing Jokes 1-2-3 by Jerry Corley founder of The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

One of the most common concerns I hear from humor writers and comedians is that they have days and sometimes weeks where they “can’t think of anything funny.” I thought to myself that I’m never without something to write or make jokes . . . → Read More: Writing Jokes 1-2-3

How To Choose A Comedy Teacher

3-Steps To Finding A Good Comedy Instructor

“My Name Is Jerry Corley. I Teach Stand Up Comedy…and I’d Like To Report A Crime…”

I’ve been a professional comedian for over twenty years. I’ve spent many years working 38 to 40 weeks on the road. I’ve written for television shows, including spending 8 years as a . . . → Read More: How To Choose A Comedy Teacher

I Do Stories Damn It!

I Do Stories, Damn it!

People often say to me, “But I don’t do jokes. I do stories!”

I get it. Most successful modern comedians tell . . . → Read More: I Do Stories Damn It!